What is Israel Adesanya's fight record?

Last Modified Sep 10, 2023 05:44 GMT

Israel Adesanya started training when he was 18 and later pursued a kickboxing career. He accumulated an amateur record of 32 wins and 0 losses before becoming a professional fighter. ‘The Last Stylebender’ has participated in combat sports like kickboxing, boxing, and mixed martial arts. The 33-year-old New Zealander is a former 2-time middleweight champion of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.


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Israel Adesanya




What is Israel Adesanya's fight record?

Israel Adesanya’s professional fight record consists of 24 wins and 3 losses in MMA, 75 wins and 5 losses in kickboxing, and 5 wins and 1 loss in boxing.



Israel Adesanya MMA record


The UFC middleweight champion is currently with 24 wins and 3 losses. After defending the title five times, he lost his middleweight championship to Alex Pereira.


Res.RecordOpponentMethodEventDateRoundTimeLocationNotes
Loss24-3Sean StricklandDecision (unanimous)UFC 293September 10, 202355:00Sydney, AustraliaLost the UFC middleweight championship
Win 24-2Alex PereiraKOUFC 287April 8, 202324:21Miami, United StatesWon the UFC middleweight championship
Loss23–2Alex PereiraTKO (punches)UFC 281November 12 202252:01New York City, New York, United StatesLost the UFC Middleweight Championship.
Win23–1Jared CannonierDecision (unanimous)UFC 276July 2 202255:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United StatesDefended the UFC Middleweight Championship.
Win22–1Robert WhittakerDecision (unanimous)UFC 271February 12 202255:00Houston, Texas, United StatesDefended the UFC Middleweight Championship.
Win21–1Marvin VettoriDecision (unanimous)UFC 263June 12 202155:00Glendale, Arizona, United StatesDefended the UFC Middleweight Championship.
Loss20–1Jan BłachowiczDecision (unanimous)UFC 259March 6 202155:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United StatesLight Heavyweight debut. For the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship.
Win20–0Paulo CostaTKO (punches and elbows)UFC 253September 27 202023:59Abu Dhabi, United Arab EmiratesDefended the UFC Middleweight Championship. Performance of the Night.
Win19–0Yoel RomeroDecision (unanimous)UFC 248March 7 202055:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United StatesDefended the UFC Middleweight Championship.
Win18–0Robert WhittakerKO (punches)UFC 243October 6 201923:33Melbourne, AustraliaWon and unified the UFC Middleweight Championship. Performance of the Night.
Win17–0Kelvin GastelumDecision (unanimous)UFC 236April 13 201955:00Atlanta, Georgia, United StatesWon the interim UFC Middleweight Championship. Fight of the Night.
Win16–0Anderson SilvaDecision (unanimous)UFC 234February 10 201935:00Melbourne, AustraliaFight of the Night.
Win15–0Derek BrunsonTKO (knees and punches)UFC 230November 3 201814:51New York City, New York, United StatesPerformance of the Night.
Win14–0Brad TavaresDecision (unanimous)The Ultimate Fighter: Undefeated FinaleJuly 6 201855:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United StatesPerformance of the Night.
Win13–0Marvin VettoriDecision (split)UFC on Fox: Poirier vs. GaethjeApril 14 201835:00Glendale, Arizona, United States
Win12–0Rob WilkinsonTKO (knees and punches)UFC 221February 11 201823:37Perth, AustraliaPerformance of the Night.
Win11–0Stuart DareKO (head kick)Hex Fighting Series 12November 24 201714:53Melbourne, AustraliaWon the vacant Hex Fight Series Middleweight Championship.
Win10–0Melvin GuillardTKO (punches)AFC 20July 28 201714:49Melbourne, AustraliaWon the AFC Middleweight Championship.
Win9–0Murad KuramagomedovTKO (punches)Wu Lin Feng: E.P.I.C. 4May 28 201621:05Henan, China
Win8–0Andrew Flores SmithTKO (corner stoppage)Glory of Heroes 2May 7 201615:00Shenzhen, China
Win7–0Dibir ZagirovTKO (punches)Wu Lin Feng: E.P.I.C. 2March 13 201622:23Henan, China
Win6–0Vladimir KatykhinTKO (doctor stoppage)Wu Lin Feng: E.P.I.C. 1January 13 201622:13Henan, China
Win5–0Gele QingTKO (elbows)Wu Lin Feng 2015: New Zealand vs. ChinaSeptember 19 201523:37Auckland, New Zealand
Win4–0Maui TuigamalaTKO (kick to the body)Fair Pay Fighting 1September 5 201521:25Auckland, New Zealand
Win3–0Song KenanTKO (head kick)The Legend of Emei 3August 8 201511:59Shahe, China
Win2–0John VakeTKO (punches)Shuriken MMA: Best of the BestJune 15 201314:43Auckland, New Zealand
Win1–0James GriffithsTKO (punches)Supremacy Fighting Championship 9March 24 201212:09Auckland, New ZealandMiddleweight debut.




Israel Adesanya’s Kickboxing record



Israel Adesanya made his professional kickboxing debut in 2010 and had a record of 75 wins and 5 losses when he ultimately transitioned into mixed martial arts in 2017.


ResultRecordOpponentMethodEventDateRoundTimeLocation
Loss30–5Alex PereiraKO (left hook)[158]Glory of Heroes 72017-03-0430:42Sao Paulo, Brazil
Loss30–4Jason WilnisDecision (unanimous)[159]Glory 37: Los Angeles2017-01-2053:00Los Angeles, California, US
Win30–3Yousri BelgarouiDecision (split)Glory 34: Denver – Middleweight Contender Tournament Finals2016-10-2133:00Broomfield, Colorado, US
Win29–3Robert ThomasDecision (unanimous)Glory 34: Denver – Middleweight Contender Tournament, Semi Finals2016-10-2133:00Broomfield, Colorado, US
Win28–3Bogdan StoicaKO (left mid kick)Glory of Heroes 52016-10-0121:45Zhengzhou, China
Win27–3Romain FalendryDecision (unanimous)Rise of Heroes 12016-09-1733:00Chaoyang, Liaoning, China
Win26–3Yousri BelgarouiDecision (unanimous)Glory of Heroes 42016-08-0633:00Changzhi, China
Win13–2Filip VerlindenDecision (unanimous)Glory of Heroes 32016-07-0233:00Jiyuan, Henan, China
Win25–3Vitaly KodinDecision (unanimous)Wu Lin Feng2016-06-2533:00China
Loss24–3Alex PereiraDecision (unanimous)[160]Glory of Heroes 12016-04-0233:00Shenzhen, China
Win24–2Carl N'DiayeKO (left hook to the body)The Legend of Emei 7 – Wenjiang2016-01-3013:00Wenjiang, China
Win23–2Jamie EadesDecision (unanimous)King in the Ring 100 – The Heavyweights III, Final2015-10-3133:00Auckland, New Zealand
Win22–2Dan RobertsKOKing in the Ring 100 – The Heavyweights III, Semi Finals2015-10-3110:26Auckland, New Zealand
Win21–2Nase FoaiTKOKing in the Ring 100 – The Heavyweights III, Quarter Finals2015-10-313N/AAuckland, New Zealand
Win20–2Pati AfoaKOKing in the Ring 86 – The Cruiserweights III, Final2015-04-111N/AAuckland, New Zealand
Win19–2Mark TimmsTKOKing in the Ring 86 – The Cruiserweights III, Semi Finals2015-04-112N/AAuckland, New Zealand
Win18–2Kim LoudonTKOKing in the Ring 86 – The Cruiserweights III, Quarter Finals2015-04-113N/AAuckland, New Zealand
Win17–2Kim LoudonTKOKnees of Fury 502015-02-144N/AAdelaide, Australia
Win16–2Jamie EadesKOKing in the Ring 86 – The Cruiserweights II, Final2014-08-301N/AAuckland, New Zealand
Win15–2Pati AfoaKOKing in the Ring 86 – The Cruiserweights II, Semi Finals2014-08-30N/AN/AAuckland, New Zealand
Win14–2Slava AlexeichikDecision (unanimous)King in the Ring 86 – The Cruiserweights II, Quarter Finals2014-08-3033:00Auckland, New Zealand
Loss12–2Filip VerlindenDecision (unanimous)[161]Glory 15: Istanbul2014-04-1233:00Istanbul, Turkey
Loss12–1Simon MarcusExt. R Decision (split)[162]Kunlun Fight 2 – 80kg tournament, Semi Finals2014-02-1643:00Zhengzhou, China
Win12–0Qin ShanTKOWu Lin Feng 20132013-11-273N/AAnyang, China
Win11–0Nurla MulaliDecision (unanimous)Wu Lin Feng 2013201333:00Kashi, China
Win10–0Niu XiaoqiangKO (punches)Wu Lin Feng 20122012-07-213N/AAuckland, New Zealand
Win9–0Xu YiDecision (unanimous)Wu Lin Feng 20122012-06-2333:00Foshan, China
Win8–0Guo QiangTKO (referee stoppage)Wu Lin Feng 20112011-09-243N/AKuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Win7–0Eds EramihaDecision (unanimous)Rumble in the Ville2011-02-1252:00Auckland, New Zealand
Win6–0Tim AtonioDecision (unanimous)Fight Force2010-05-1652:00Melbourne, Australia
Win5–0Eds EramihaN/APuma 8 Man Tournament2010-12-04N/AN/ANew Zealand
Win4–0Ti'i NanaiN/APuma 8 Man Tournament2010-12-04N/AN/ANew Zealand
Win3–0Areta GilbertN/APuma 8 Man Tournament2010-12-04N/AN/ANew Zealand
Win2–0Ben DavisN/ALee Gar 35th Anniversary2010-07-17N/AN/ANew Zealand
Win1–0Jerry SeagarN/ABring the South to the City 32010-04-23N/AN/ANew Zealand


Israel Adesanya’ Boxing record


Israel Adesanya boxing


Israel Adesanya competed in professional boxing bouts from 2014 to 2015 with a record of 5 wins and 1 loss.


ResultRecordOpponentTypeRound, timeDateLocationNotes
Win5–1Lance BryantUD3November 3 2015SkyCity, Auckland, New ZealandSuper 8 Boxing Tournament IV: cruiserweight final[125]
Win4–1Zane HopmanUD3November 3 2015SkyCity, Auckland, New ZealandSuper 8 Boxing Tournament IV: cruiserweight semi-final
Win3–1Brian MintoSD3March 28 2015Horncastle Arena, Christchurch, New ZealandSuper 8 Boxing Tournament III: cruiserweight final[124]
Win2–1Lance BryantMD3March 28 2015Horncastle Arena, Christchurch, New ZealandSuper 8 Boxing Tournament III: cruiserweight semi-final
Win1–1Asher DerbyshireKO2 (3)March 28 2015Horncastle Arena, Christchurch, New ZealandSuper 8 Boxing Tournament III: cruiserweight quarter-final
Loss0–1Daniel AmmannUD3November 22 2014North Shore Events Centre, Auckland, New ZealandSuper 8 Boxing Tournament II: cruiserweight quarter-final[163]




*Last updated on September 10, 2023.

FAQs

Israel Adesanya’s professional fight record consists of 24 wins and 3 losses in MMA, 75 wins and 5 losses in kickboxing, and 5 wins and 1 loss in boxing.

Israel Adesanya lost his UFC middleweight championship to Alex Pereira at UFC 281, reclaimed it against Alex Pereira at UFC 287 and lost the belt again to Sean Strickland at UFC 293.

Israel Adesanya has had 3 losses in MMA, 5 in kickboxing, and 1 in boxing. 

Israel Adesanya had a decision loss over Jan Blachowicz at UFC 259.

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